New research has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the foundations of European musical tradition.
A researcher who has attracted attention and criticism with his revisionist Biblical theories says he has found new evidence that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and that early Christians considered her a deity.
A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London and the British ...
Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river. But the British Library is going to try.
Screenplays of Laurence Olivier's unmade film version of Macbeth, widely thought to have been lost, have been uncovered by a University of Exeter academic. English Lecturer Dr Jennifer Barnes located 13 previously unstudied ...
Our obsession with social networking is not exclusive to the 21st century, according to researchers from Royal Holloway university.
(Phys.org) -- Our obsession with social networking is not exclusive to the twenty-first century, according to a team of UK researchers.
(AP) -- The newspaper coverage was troubling: London's huge international showcase was beset by planning problems, local opposition and labor woes - and the transport was a mess.
A treatise on a stuffed hippopotamus, an 18th-century English primer for Danish sailors and a description of the first engine-driven submarine are among 250,000 books to be made available online in a deal between Google and ...
(AP) -- The British Library is creating an archive of the country's defunct Web sites to preserve snapshots of the ever-changing Internet for posterity.